Early 19th Century Croatian ‘dowry’ wall-hanging


Hand-embroidered panel of homespun linen with handmade crochet lace laid on yellow velvet
Newly-framed (and glazed) in japanned lacquer

215cm x 112cm in the frame


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Hand-embroidered, early 19th century Croatian ‘dowry’ wall-hanging of homespun linen with handmade crochet lace (newly-laid on yellow velvet) traditionally given to the bride on the occasion of and as a blessing on her wedding. The panel was designed to hang at the head of her marital bed and confer good fortune on the newly-married couple.